Meet Our Staff

Greg Bond

Senior Videographer/Editor

As a senior staff videographer and editor with OPB, Greg Bond has worked on several local programs including Oregon Field Guide and Oregon Art Beat. National PBS projects include History Detectives and Time Team America. His documentary work includes a local production about physician-assisted suicide, an international/national production on West Point, and a series on artists called "Works in Progress" for the Annenberg Foundation.

Greg has contributed toward stories for the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer as well as national education program videos that accompany school texts that teach French and Spanish to students. His background is in television news (KATU), and he's experienced in medical videography/photography as well. He's proud to be a native Oregonian with a degree in journalism from the University of Oregon and AA degree from Bellevue Community College.

Lynne Clendenin

Vice President of Programming (Radio / Television)

Lynne Clendenin is vice president of Programming (Radio / Television) for OPB. She is also co-host for OPB TV's Oregon Art Beat and station manager for KMHD Jazz Radio. She is a critical member of a team strategically leading successful radio and television networks toward a multimedia environment for news, information, public affairs and entertainment. Lynne’s previous roles at OPB include producer and executive producer (The Noon Report, Perspectives, Oregon Newsmakers, Oregon Lectures, Oregon Symphony, Portland Arts and Lectures and Back Fence PDX). She serves on the Public Radio Program Directors board (PRPD) which represents public radio stations across the nation. She is committed to growing the strongest services for the communities OPB serves and believes turning challenges into opportunities is key for broadcasters today.

Jule Gilfillan

Producer, Oregon Art Beat & Oregon Field Guide

Emmy-winning producer and Oregon native Jule Gilfillan joined the OPB team in early 2010. After earning her undergraduate degree in Asian Studies and living in China for six years, Jule received an MFA in film and TV production from USC's film school. She then spent several years working in Los Angeles as an independent director, producer and writer, making television programs for NBC, MSNBC, HBO, Sundance, MTV, Planet Green, Discovery and others. She also wrote and directed several China-based films that showed at film festivals in New York, Telluride and Venice. An enthusiastic music lover, hiker and camper, Jule is delighted to be back in Oregon exploring the state's arts, culture and outdoors.

Robe Imbriano

Oregon Art Beat Producer/Reporter

In over 25 years in television, Oregon Art Beat producer/reporter Robe Imbriano has worked with everyone from Peter Jennings to Bryant Gumbel, Diane Sawyer to Oprah Winfrey, winning a few awards along the way.

He was part of the original ABC News production teams of Primetime Live, Day One and World News Now. For public television, he’s aired stories for Now With Bill Moyers, Nova scienceNOW, History Detectives and Life 360. He’s a charter member of The Documentary Group.

And Robe has more than once had to pinch himself while interviewing Supreme Court Justices about the Constitution for the Annenberg Classroom, covering Grandmaster Flash with Robert Krulwich, or holding Lena Horne’s hand backstage. He feels the same way around some of the incredible talent here in Oregon. 

He lives in Portland with his wife, Helena Huang, daughter Lu, and dog, Ella.

Jessica Martin

Oregon Art Beat Executive Producer

Jessica Martin, Oregon Art Beat's executive producer, has produced numerous local and national productions for OPB. Her varied repertoire includes work on series such as Oregon Field Guide, The Collectors, and Neat Stuff.Jessica's documentary work includes two award-winning films on aging, as well as historical documentaries, including the award-winning films Rose City Remembered and The Three Rabbis.With Oregon Art Beat, Martin has profiled artists of every stripe from accordion players to abstract painters. With the show going strong for over 10 years now, she's gone from wondering "How many artists can there be in Oregon?" to "How can we ever profile all of the artists on our ever-growing list?!"

Katrina Sarson

Oregon Art Beat Co-Host/Producer

In addition to her work for Art Beat and OPB, Katrina has worked in television production for more than 15 years, starting at Chicago's PBS station (WTTW) and spending more than a decade as an independent producer in Illinois, Colorado and Oregon. Katrina has produced and written for PBS, HGTV, Food Network, Fine Living Network, ESPN and many others. Her interest in education and media includes a Masters in Education (Technology in Education); and she has taught media literacy skills to elementary and middle school students in the Portland Public Schools for the past three years. She enjoys living in Portland, especially hiking in Forest Park, eating locally grown food, and attending the Jazz Festival every year.

Tom Shrider

Videographer/Editor, Oregon Art Beat

Videographer Tom Shrider has worked at OPB since 1980, and has seen it change from a sleepy local station to a nationally known production house. He won a regional Emmy in 2001 for his videography and editing on The Oregon Story: Rural.com about Halfway, Oregon. He loves gardening and travel.

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